Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed;

New American Standard Bible

we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

King James Version

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Holman Bible

We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;

International Standard Version

In every way we're troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair,

A Conservative Version

restricted in everything, yet not confined, perplexed but not despairing,

American Standard Version

we are pressed on every side, yet not straitened; perplexed, yet not unto despair;

Amplified

We are hedged in (pressed) on every side [troubled and oppressed in every way], but not cramped or crushed; we suffer embarrassments and are perplexed and unable to find a way out, but not driven to despair;

An Understandable Version

We are afflicted in every way, but are not crushed; [we are] perplexed, but not to the point of despair;

Anderson New Testament

We are pressed on all sides, yet not restrained; perplexed, but not in despair;

Bible in Basic English

Troubles are round us on every side, but we are not shut in; things are hard for us, but we see a way out of them;

Common New Testament

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;

Daniel Mace New Testament

I am press'd on every side, yet not crush'd; perplexed, but not in despair;

Darby Translation

every way afflicted, but not straitened; seeing no apparent issue, but our way not entirely shut up;

Godbey New Testament

in everything being troubled, but not in difficulties incorrigible; being at a loss, but not utterly at a loss;

Goodspeed New Testament

I am hard pressed on every side, but never cut off: perplexed, but not driven to despair;

John Wesley New Testament

We are troubled on every side, yet not crushed;

King James 2000

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Lexham Expanded Bible

We are afflicted in every [way], but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing;

Modern King James verseion

in every way having been troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

We are troubled on every side, yet are we not without shift. We are in poverty: but not utterly without somewhat.

Moffatt New Testament

on every side I am harried but not hemmed in, perplexed but not despairing,

Montgomery New Testament

On every side I am hard pressed, yet not hemmed in; perplexed, but not in despair;

NET Bible

We are experiencing trouble on every side, but are not crushed; we are perplexed, but not driven to despair;

New Heart English Bible

We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair;

Noyes New Testament

being troubled on every side, yet not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair;

Sawyer New Testament

being afflicted in every thing but not distressed, being perplexed but not in despair,

The Emphasized Bible

On every side, pressed hard, but not hemmed in, without a way, but not without a by-way,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

We are afflicted on every side, yet not reduced to extremities; under difficulties, yet not in despair;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Though hard pressed on every side, we are never hemmed in; through perplexed, never driven to despair;

Webster

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Weymouth New Testament

We are hard pressed, yet never in absolute distress; perplexed, yet never utterly baffled;

Williams New Testament

On every side I am ever hard-pressed, but never hemmed in; always perplexed, but never to the point of despair;

World English Bible

We are pressed on every side, yet not crushed; perplexed, yet not to despair;

Worrell New Testament

being pressed on every side, yet not cooped up; perplexed, yet not despairing;

Worsley New Testament

being afflicted on every side, but not oppressed; perplexed, but not in despair;

Youngs Literal Translation

on every side being in tribulation, but not straitened; perplexed, but not in despair;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

on
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

yet
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

στενοχωρέω 
Stenochoreo 
Usage: 3

ἀπορέω 
Aporeo 
Usage: 4

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

Devotionals

Devotionals about 2 Corinthians 4:8

Devotionals containing 2 Corinthians 4:8

References

Fausets

Images 2 Corinthians 4:8

Context Readings

Treasure In Earthenware Jars

7 And we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the eminence of power be of God, and not of us. 8 Being pressed in every thing, but not straightened; being at a loss, but not utterly perplexed; 9 Being driven out, but not forsaken; being cast down, but not destroyed;


Cross References

2 Corinthians 7:5

For also, we having come to Macedonia, our flesh had no relaxation, but pressed in everything; without conflicts, within fears.

1 Samuel 28:15

And Samuel will say to Saul, Why didst thou disturb me to bring me up? And Saul will say, Distress to me greatly: and the rovers warring against me, and God departed from me, and he answered me no more, also by the hand of the prophets, also by dreams: and I will call to thee to make known to me what I shall do.

1 Samuel 30:6

And it will press upon David greatly, for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was bitter, each for his sons and for his daughters: and David will be strengthened in Jehovah his God.

Job 2:9-10

And his wife will say to him, Yet thou art holding fast upon thine integrity: praise God and die.

Psalm 56:2-3

Mine enemies panted after me all the day: for many warring against me proudly.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? pressure, or perplexity, or expulsion, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

Psalm 37:33

Jehovah will not leave him in his Land, and he will not condemn him in his being judged.

Proverbs 14:26

In the fear of Jehovah the trust of strength, and to his sons a refuge.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah a tower of strength: into it the just one shall run and be exalted.

John 14:18

I will not leave you orphans; I come to you.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only, but also we boast in affliction: knowing that affliction works perseverance;

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation except human has taken you and God faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what ye are able; but with the temptation will he also make an escape, that ye may be able to bear.

2 Corinthians 1:8-10

For we wish you not to be ignorant, brethren, of our pressure having been to us in Asia, that we were exceedingly loaded, above strength, so that we were in utter perplexity even to live:

2 Corinthians 4:16-17

Wherefore we lose not courage; but if also our man without is destroyed, but he within is renewed day and day.

2 Corinthians 6:4

But in every thing recommending ourselves as servants of God, in much patience, in pressures, in necessities, in extremities,

2 Corinthians 11:23-30

Are they Christ's servants? (I speak being light-headed) I above; in toils more abundant, in blows more excessively, in watchings more abundantly, in deaths often.

2 Corinthians 12:10

Therefore am I contented in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities in expulsions, in extremities for Christ: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

James 1:2-4

Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials;

1 Peter 1:6-7

By which ye are transported with joy, now for a little, (if it is necessary,) having grieved in various temptations:

1 Peter 4:12-14

Dearly beloved, be not astonished at the refining of fire in you, being for trial to you, as a strange thing happening to you:

1 Samuel 31:4

And Saul will say to him lifting up his arms, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised shall come and thrust me through and mock upon me. And he lifting up his arms would not, for he will fear greatly; and Saul will take the sword and will fall upon it

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